Shreveport 2nd Worst In USA At Keeping New Year’s Resolutions
With up to 92 percent of Americans doomed to fail at keeping their New Year’s resolutions – “get out of debt” is among both the most popular and most commonly broken – the personal-finance website WalletHub has released its report on The Best Cities for Keeping New Year's Resolutions.
To help Americans stick to their 2018 goals, WalletHub compared more than 180 U.S. cities across 52 key metrics. The data set ranges from adult obesity to income growth to employment outlook. And guess what? When it comes to discipline, resolve and stick-to-it-tivness, we in Shreveport are near the bottom. One from it, in fact.
Here's what those metrics have to say about our city, and they ain't good:
Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions in Shreveport (1=Best; 91=Avg.)
- 171st – % of Obese Adults
- 138th – Gyms per Capita
- 93rd – Avg. Monthly Fitness-Club Fee
- 177th – % of Delinquent Debtors
- 162nd – Job Opportunities
- 164th – Income Growth
- 161st – Smoking Rate
- 32nd – Binge- & Heavy Drinking